Lerude pens biography on Robert Laxalt

“Robert Laxalt: Story of a Storyteller” sheds light into the less illuminated corners of Laxalt’s personal and career sagas UNR NEWS — The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, University Libraries Special Collections and the University’s Center for Basque Studies recently hosted a release party for Warren Lerude’s book […]

Robert Laxalt biography launch party scheduled for Sept. 25

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UNR NEWS UPDATE: The event is at capacity; walk-ins will not be admitted without an RSVP. The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, University Libraries Special Collections and the University’s Center for Basque Studies will host a private reception release party for Warren Lerude’s book “Robert Laxalt: Story of […]

Unique Reno travel and nightlife guide highlights Reno revival

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ED PARK NEWS RELEASE Despite the declining economy, Reno is experiencing an exciting local restaurant, bar and retail revival including the fast-growing, new Midtown District. Many of these businesses are focusing on innovative, sustainable, natural and local products. The “Happy, Fun, Party Travel Guide to Ren” (2013 edition) helps locals and tourists alike navigate all […]

First lady congratulates Nevada students

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – First Lady Kathleen Sandoval today congratulated the Nevada students who read for 152,044 minutes as part of the 2013 Scholastic Summer Challenge. “Reading is an integral part of learning and I congratulate each and every Nevada student who participated in this summer reading challenge,” First Lady Kathleen Sandoval […]

Author to discuss assaying’s early years at Sept. 26 lecture

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CARSON CITY —Paul Franklin, author of “Anatomy of an Ingot,” will talk about the assaying business in its early years at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St., Carson City. An author and researcher who specializes in mining technology, Franklin will focus on the early San Francisco assaying business, […]

Author of ‘Walking the War Zones of Pakistan’ to be featured in TMCC’s next Distinguished Speaker Series

  TMCC NEWS RELEASE Reno adventurer Ruth Anne Kocour has traveled in many of the world’s most remote areas, using local guides and traveling on foot with camels and yaks.  Her expedition through Pakistan, along the border of Afghanistan and to the base of K2, the world’s second-highest mountain, is a tale of history, cultural […]

More open hours for Incline Village and North Valleys libraries approved

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE At its July 17 meeting, the Library Board of Trustees approved increased hours at two Washoe County Library branches.  Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 4, Incline Village Library at 845 Alder Ave. and the North Valleys Library at 1075 North Hills Blvd. will both be open 35 hours per week. The new hours […]

Nevada Humanities presents The Biggest Little City Book Quest scavenger hunt

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NEVADA HUMANITIES NEWS RELEASE — Nevada Humanities presents The Biggest Little City Book Quest, an area-wide scavenger hunt that offers participants the chance to explore the literary secrets of the Truckee Meadow’s most historic places. The Biggest Little City Book Quest scavenger hunt takes place from July 1-22, culminating with the monthly Nevada Humanities Salon discussion program, […]

End of Night restores awareness of wildly dark night sky’s importance

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SUNDANCE BOOKS AND MUSIC NEWS RELEASE – A  reading and reception to celebrate the release of Paul Bogard’s new book, The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in the Age of Artificial Light (Little, Brown and Company), will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 6:30 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave, Reno, Nev., 89509. A deeply […]

UNR student publishes novel based on the Reno area

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Viral Nation is published with Penguin Group and is set to release on July 2 Reno, Nev.- The newest sci-fi book to hit the bookshelves of major retailers titled, Viral Nation is written by local student, Shaunta Grimes. Viral Nation is based on the futuristic, revolutionary themes, such as The Hunger Games, but set in […]

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